Town centres to come to life again through new partnership

St Helens and Earlestown town centres will come to life with festivals, parklets and exciting virtual trails throughout the rest of this year. St Helens Borough Council will host a range of events as part of a programme to encourage people and families into the town centres to make the most of the captivating events […]

Flower Streets to blossom with launch of safety fund

A new safety fund programme for the “Flower Streets” of North Liverpool will host its first community event today (Friday, 23 July). Merseyside Police and Liverpool City Council received funding last month thanks to the Police and Crime Commissioner, to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in an area of Kirkdale, as part of the Safer Streets […]

Manchester Culture Awards – nomination deadline extended!

Manchester Culture Awards 2021 graphic The deadline to make a nomination for this year’s Manchester Culture Awards has been extended by a week following requests from cultural organisations and others for more time. It’s been two years since the awards were last held after they were cancelled due to Covid in 2020, and nominations have […]

Pride Quarter Indoor Festival Line Up announced

Last month the city’s LGBT+ venues came together to launch a new look for the city’s LGBT+ Quarter – Liverpool’s ‘Pride Quarter’. Now, working in partnership with LCR Pride Foundation they are set to mark the weekend that would have been Pride in Liverpool with a huge indoor festival taking place over 13 venues. The […]

Merseyside Police awarded Gold for supporting Armed Forces community

Merseyside Police is proud to be one of 18 North West employers awarded the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award, announced by Defence Minister Leo Docherty today, Friday 16 July.  Representing the highest badge of honour, Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Awards are awarded to those that employ and support those who serve, veterans and their families.  […]

Football tournament organised by Runcorn LPU an ‘overwhelming success’

The first community football tournament organised by Runcorn Local Policing Unit for 40 years has been hailed an ‘overwhelming success’. The free KOPS ‘n’ Kids event at Runcorn Linnets’ pitches in Stockham Lane, Murdishaw, saw 1,293 children having football fun and getting to know local police officers and PCSOs over two consecutive weekends. Teams from […]

Warrington Borough Council welcomes Net Zero North West manifesto

Warrington Borough Council has welcomed new plans to decarbonise industry and help make the North West the UK’s first net zero region. Joined by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rt. Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP, a collaboration of industry leaders has launched the Net Zero North West manifesto, which outlines a series of […]

Ferocious tiger spotted in Victoria Park

A ferocious tiger has been spotted in Victoria Park as a new sculpture was unveiled and named by local school children earlier this week (Monday 12 July). Victor the Tiger was named by competition winners St Thomas of Canterbury Primary School, and now crouches in wait to greet visitors to the park at St Mark’s […]